States will spend only 1.8% of their annual tobacco tax and settlement revenues to fight smoking next year, according to an annual report from several public health organizations, including the American Heart Association, the American Lung Association, the American Cancer Society, and the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids.
Only 1.8% of the $25.7 billion states will collect from cigarettes taxes and the 1998 tobacco settlement -- about $460 million -- will go to tobacco prevention and treatment programs in 2013.
Being hungry as a child may not be so bad according to a new study. People who sometimes went hungry as children had slower cognitive decline as the aged compared to people who always had enough food to eat, according to a new study published in the Dec. 11, 2012, print issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.
Would you pay $7 for a single cup of coffee? Starbucks is banking that you will, introducing ts most expensive coffee ever.
Why mistletoe may be a familiar symbol of Christmas throughout the world, what many people do not know is mistletoe has the potential to play a vital role as an alternative therapy for colon cancer patients.
In a video that has gone viral, a young women is seen turning a silicone butt implant around inside her buttocks and wondering out loud if this is how a butt implant is supposed to be.
What this clueless woman needs to know is: it is not!
A new study by researchers at the Center for Injury Research and Policy of The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital found a 15-fold increase in the number of inflatable bouncer-related injuries associated with such as bounce houses and moonwalks, that were treated in U.S. emergency departments among children younger than 18 years of age.
Thanksgiving Day remains the most dangerous day for cooking injuries and serious fires according to a new report.
Young children who attend daycare on a regular basis are 50% more likely to be overweight compared to those who stayed at home with their parents, according to a new study.
Comprehensive smoke-free laws are spreading across major U.S. cities. As of October 2012, 30 of the U.S.'s largest cities (60%) were covered by anti-smoking laws at the local level, state level, or both, the researchers reported in the Nov. 16 issue of Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is investigating several deaths and hospitalizations linked to the consumption of the highly popular 5-Hour Energy Drinks.